If you’re looking for a fun and unique place to celebrate your kid’s birthday, and you’re tired of celebrating it at the same place every year, take a look at these amazing party venues for kids. Dallas offers many unique and interesting venues to have an unforgettable celebration. Your child will love any of these amazing places!

Families will love this electric holiday light show, featuring millions of lights synchronized to a festive mix of Christmas music.

Don’t miss this amazing event which will bring the Christmas spirit to your family!

Location:
Lone Star Park

DATES:
November 3rd through January 2nd, 6.30 PM

Celebrate an amazing holiday by enjoying a stroll in the garden to see the 25-foot-tall decorated Victorian-style gazebos that represent each of the 12 days of Christmas.

When evening comes, the garden comes to life for a beautiful nighttime experience aglow with over one million lights!

Location:
Dallas Arboretum

DATES:
November 10–December 31, 6 PM- 9 PM

The Trains at Northpark has delighted generations of families and benefit Ronald McDonald House of Dallas for the past 34 years by being one of Dallas’ premier holiday traditions! Kids will have a blast!

Location:
NorthPark Center

DATES:
November 13, 2021-January 2, 2022.
Monday through Saturday 10 AM- 9 PM
Sunday 12 PM- 6 PM

Families will love the sights and sounds of Christmas wonderland at the very first Drive-Thru Christmas park in Texas!

With over 2 million lights, everyone will have an amazing holiday season time!

Location:
Santaland Tyler, Texas

DATES:
November 13- January 4
November: 6 PM-10 PM
December: 6 PM-10 PM Sunday- Thursday
6 PM – 10:30 PM Friday and Saturday
January: 6 PM-10 PM

The Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey is coming to Dallas for the first time ever!

Families will love this open-air experience to celebrate Christmas and create unforgettable memories!

Location:
CHOCTAW STADIUM

DATES:
November 18th, 2021 – January 2nd, 2022, 5 PM

Families will enjoy one million twinkling lights, elaborate holiday-themed displays, dazzling 3D lighted sculptures, larger-than-life animal lanterns, and more, from the comfort and warmth of your car!

Location:
Dallas Zoo

DATES:
Select nights, Nov. 19 – Jan. 2
6– 9:30 PM

Celebrate at Six Flags the season for glittering lights, delicious snacks, and a festive spin in its rides!

Gather around for the nightly tree lighting show, meet Santa Claus, venture into Casa Magnetica and celebrate Nochebuena in the unique tilted house attraction, and so much more!

Location:
Six Flags Over Texas

DATES:
November 19 – January 2
Hours vary by day

Your kids will have their photo with Santa this holiday season!

Santa’s Winter Woods is Collin County’s premier Santa photo experience. All visits are by appointment only, which means you and the kids won’t have to cope with long lines!

Location:
Santa’s Winter Woods

DATES:
November 20 – December 24

Navidad en Mi Barrio Toy Drive is a great fundraising opportunity.

Families can open their hearts and help underserved families ( students ) in Arlington ISD, admission is an unwrapped toy. You will have fun, good, drinks and entertainment.

Location:
Bob Duncan Center

DATES:
November 18: 5 PM- 8:30 PM

Families can join the Midlothian Conference Center for the 5th Annual Hometown Christmas!

There will be vendors, holiday music, 1000s of unique gift items, delicious holiday treats, free drawings, prizes, and SANTA!

Location:
Midlothian Conference Center

DATES:
November 20, 9 AM- 4 PM

The whole family is invited to light up the Fairview Town Center’s new signature Christmas Tree for 2021 and enjoy interactive storytelling with Tanna Banana, character Meet & Greets, face painting, balloon twisters, strolling carolers & entertainers, magic by Gregg, KLAK Live Broadcast, an on-stage appearance by Santa Claus, and so much fun!

Location:
The Park at Fairview Town Center

DATES:
November 20, 6 PM- 8 PM

Families will get to experience Magic of Lights from the safety of their own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Little Elm’s favorite holiday tradition.

The event features favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations!

Location:
Little Elm Park

DATES:
Nov. 20th – Jan. 2nd, 2022
Sun-Thu 6 PM– 9 PM
Fri-Sat 6 PM-10 PM
CLOSED to Cars Dec. 4
FULLY CLOSED Dec. 31

This holiday season, you can go with your pups to take photos with ”Santa Paws” to send seasonal greeting cards!

If you don’t have a dog and wish to adopt, Rahr to the Rescue, among other organizations, will be on-site with adoptable pets!

Location:
MUTTS Canine Cantina

DATES:
November 21, 11 AM- 2 PM

The premier holiday light park in Texas welcomes all families this 2021!

Prairie Lights 2021 will feature the return of Holiday Village, the magical walk-thru forest, carnival rides, photos with Santa, and more.

Location:
Lynn Creek Park

DATES:
Nov. 25 – Friday, Dec. 31, 6 PM- 10 PM

The whole family will be captivated by the holiday season with this amazing Christmas light maze and village!

Enchant is known for transporting guests to a world of festive wonder and is proud to present The Great Search, the first in a series of five fascinating adventures.

Location:
Fair Park

DATES:
November 26- December 26. Hours vary by day

Families will get to view holiday lights on a private heated motorcoach while they taste scrumptious treats from premier local dessert venues (venues will vary, as several tours may be going on at once).

Location:
Dallas Bites & Sights Tours

DATES:
Nov. 26-Dec. 30, 12.20 PM- 10 PM

Texas Ballet Theater’s annual holiday ballet, The Nutcracker, is a show for the entire family and a great holiday season plan!

Choreographed by TBT Artistic Director Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., this family-friendly ballet is the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit.

Location:
Winspear Opera House

DATES:
November 26- December 26, 8 PM

Olde Tyme Christmas will be the first Saturday after Thanksgiving at 5:30 pm starting with the Hayride.

The main event of the night is The Shepherd’s View Hayride telling the story of Jesus from his birth through his resurrection. There will also be live music, a campfire, a bounce house, kids’ horse rides, a kiddie train, and a farm zoo!

Location:
Sunset Hill Tree Farm

DATES:
November 27, 5:30 PM

Celebrate the holiday magic of Mannheim Steamroller with the annual holiday tour to fans throughout the country!

Experience the music that has become the hallmark of the holidays and a tradition for multi-generational families: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas live in concert in 2021!

Location:
Winspear Opera House

DATES:
December 30: 7.30 PM- 9.30 PM

Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas follows the story of a young bird, named Max and his family, as they begin their journey south for the winter.

When Max gets blown off course and ends up at the North Pole…his adventure begins! Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms, and performing poinsettia’s, light up the stage. Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship, and hope set to timeless holiday hits, including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.

Location:
AT&T Performing Arts Center – Strauss Square

DATES:
December 18, 7.30 PM- 8.30 PM

The entire family can join the 3rd Annual ‘Jingle All The 5K,10K’!

The Kids Dash will be an amazing holiday event and kids will get to have a fun run with an awesome backdrop of downtown Dallas. There will also be an appearance by Santa and Post-Race Refreshments including Saint Arnold!

Location:
Trinity Groves Gateway Plaza

DATES:
December 18: 8:15 AM – 11:30 AM

This holiday, Dallas Heritage Village will have over 13 acres of decorated buildings, strolling carolers, craft vendors, food trucks, and crafts for kids!

The walkways are candlelit in the evenings to create the perfect holiday setting for friends, dates, and families alike!

Location:
Candlelight at Dallas Heritage Village

DATES:
December 11, 12: 3 PM  – 9 PM

Nordstrom Marketplace Café makes this time of the year’s mornings extra warm and fuzzy with a delicious holiday-inspired breakfast, kids’ activities, and merry music!

Location:
Galleria Dallas

DATES:
December 11, 9 AM- 11 AM

Journey into Christmas is a live, nativity walk-through that is fun for all ages and families.

Families will enjoy live animals and activities for kids. Save the date for December 10 and 11. More details to come, stay tuned!

Location:
Grace Bible Church

DATES:
December 10, 11: 5:30 PM – 9 PM

The Moody Performance Gall celebrates the holiday season with The Nutcracker, Paul Mejia’s joyful, full-length production.

The entire family will be taken on a magical trip by this holiday classic!

Location:
Moody Performance Hall

DATES:
December 9-12, 2021. 7-30 PM

Families can join The Floral Bar for the ultimate holiday craft night! 

The whole family will get to decorate their own stunning grapevine wreath with holiday greens, berries, ribbons, and more!

Location:
Reunion Tower GeO-Deck

DATES:
December 9: 6.30 PM- 8 PM

It’s holiday time in the Brown household and Paddington – the famous, accident-prone bear – is here to save the day!

When he and the Brown’s housekeeper, Mrs. Bird, run out of sugar for the seasonal marmalade jam they are preparing, Paddington heads next door to borrow some from Mr. Curry.

Location:
Dallas Children’s Theater

DATES:
December 5 – December 23, 2021: Hours vary by day

The whole family can join for a fun day filled with over 50 market vendors, awesome food trucks, live music, a petting zoo, pictures with Santa, and even more!

Location:
Warehouse Church

DATES:
December 4, 11 AM- 2 PM

This is an event for all ages, so the whole family is invited to The St. Nicholas Christmas Show!

The event will feature Inspiring Speakers, Prayer, Photos with St. Nichols, Live Christmas Music, Sparkling Lights, Storytime, Christmas Pageant, Shopping for Unique Gifts, and more!

Location:
Hilton Anatole

DATES:
December 4 and 5: 11 AM – 8 PM

Families can enjoy a special one-hour-long family-friendly performance of the popular Christmas Pops concert.

Get there early and enjoy a variety of pre-concert activities for the kids!

Location:
Dallas Symphony

DATES:
December 4, 11 AM- 12 PM

The 2021 Toyota Dallas Holiday Parade is back!

For bleacher seating, all children 24 months and younger who will not sit in an adult’s lap will need a ticket.

Location:
Downtown Dallas

DATES:
December 4: 8 AM

This theatrical wonderment, inspired by Langston Hughes’s retelling of the Nativity story, returns to the BATC stage for its 17th anniversary!

Black Nativity is a holiday favorite enjoyed by the entire family. Introducing Helianthus Annus Theatre Co.

Location:
Bishop Arts Theatre Center

DATES:
December 2: 8 PM- 9 PM

The music of local schools and community groups will fill the mall from Wednesday, December 1st through Wednesday, December 15th.

This event will be filled with music!

Location:
Stonebriar Centre

DATES:
Wed, Dec 1 – Wed, Dec 15: 10 AM – 6 PM

Families can join this year’s Celebration of Lights and enjoy a Christmas story by SMU’s President, R. Gerald Turner, SMU musicians singing Christmas Carols, thousands of Christmas lights, tree lighting, free food, Christmas games, and so much more!

Location:
Student Foundation at SMU

DATES:
November 29: 7 PM – 10 PM